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 By Scott Hunter    News    June 29, 2016 

Tribal Chairman Jim Boyd dies at 60

Jim Boyd, leader of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and renowned musician and recording artist, died unexpectedly last week at the age of 60. "This is a very, very sad day for the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 29, 2016 

Fireworks bans detailed

You just bought a bag of fireworks and are wondering where you can set them off. Here’s your answer: Fireworks are banned from the Colville Tribes’ reservation this year. Likewise in Elmer City and Coulee Dam. Fireworks are also banned in the Lak...

 
 News    June 29, 2016 

Newsbriefs

American flags available The Grand Coulee Dam area American Legion Post has free 3-by-5-foot American flags and a few 4-by-6-foot flags. You can stop by during the Post’s Saturday garage sale in Electric City and get a flag. County bans fireworks...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 29, 2016 

Soccer a possibility for school district

Lake Roosevelt High School could field a girls’ soccer team this year. The Grand Coulee Dam School District board is dealing with the cost and plans to review the soccer request at its July 11 meeting. Six schools in the North Central Washington...

 
 Community    June 29, 2016 

Stars with brass

"Four Star Brass," a brass quartet from Navy Band Northwest, provided a 45-minute concert Sunday night at the Bureau of Reclamation's Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center. The four musician sailors played...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    June 29, 2016 

Admin changes made at schools

Five of six administration positions in the Grand Coulee Dam school system will change for the new school year. Superintendent Dr. Dennis Carlson concludes his six years here June 30, and is being replaced by Paul Turner. Turner was hired by the...

 
 Legals    June 29, 2016 

Legals for June 29, 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2015-38236 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 Community    June 29, 2016 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/20 - A Goodfellow Avenue resident in Electric City was advised that if her dogs got out again she would be cited. She was also told that she needed to get her two dogs licensed. - Police helped Department of Corrections...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 22, 2016

Plans for big Grand Coulee hydro project detailed

Chamber of commerce members Thursday heard details on a proposed project that could put huge conduits for water under the community to produce more power and create jobs. The proposed Banks Lake hydroelectric pumped storage project could be operation...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 22, 2016

Tribal chairman Boyd dies at 60

The Colville Tribes announced this morning (6-22-16) that Chairman Jim Boyd has died at the age of 60. What follows is the tribal press release: Chairman Boyd walks on NESPELEM, WA - The Colville...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 22, 2016

They'll fire 2,000 rockets off the dam

It takes a lot of coordination and planning to put on the fireworks display over Grand Coulee Dam on July 4, according to Rocketman Pyros owner Dan Verheul. It all begins with the firm’s broker in China, and the selection of some 40 cases of carefu...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 22, 2016

National quilt show bringing art to coulee

A major art show, drawn in cloth and stitches, and honoring the National Park Service in its 100th year, will arrive in Coulee Dam just in time for the Fourth of July. The "Inspired by the National...

 
 Obituaries    June 22, 2016

Jack L. Kennedy

Jack Kennedy passed away at his home in Electric City, Washington, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Jack was born in Sandpoint, Idaho, on February 3, 1934. At the age of nine, he moved to Fruitland,...

 
 News    June 22, 2016

Bird and Smith promoted at bank

Sjana Bird has recently been promoted to senior vice president and regional branch administrator of North Cascades Bank, the bank announced. Bird, who has managed the bank's Grand Coulee branch for...

 
 Community    June 22, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, June 23, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet The Grant County Fire District No. 14 will...

 
 Community    June 22, 2016

Wedded bliss

Folks at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center gather behind the table that held the theme for their dinner Thursday. The Senior Meals program plans a special themed dinner once a month. Thursday's...

 
 Community    June 22, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/9 - A Newman Lake man who owns two vacant houses in Electric City told officers that windows in one house had been broken, possibly by a pellet gun, and the door on the second house had been forced. The man wasn’t sure if...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

In support of a mission

The Colville Tribes launched a dugout canoe Friday from the Spring Canyon boat launch, on a mission to revive an old tradition in support of exploring a new possibility: bringing salmon back to the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 15, 2016

Updated:Kids Fest, bull ride, cars, this weekend

Update: Despite a rainy day, the Wenatchee Youth Circus is performing at Lake Roosevelt's football field with a few umbrella protected fans in the stands. The current local forecast predicts drizzle...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 15, 2016

Inflatable water slides added to plans for Festival of America

A new feature for the July 4 Festival of America celebration will be a number of inflatable water slides in a water park. The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the event, stated that Jump N2 Fun, from Post Falls, Idaho, will...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 15, 2016

Mayors approve backup plan for dump haul

The Regional Board of Mayors Monday approved a plan to have Sunrise Disposal provide backup hauling services for the Delano Transfer Station. The RBOM had advertised to find someone with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) who would be available...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 15, 2016

Beer garden OK'd for parking lot

The Coulee Dam Town Council approved a chamber of commerce request to move its “beer garden” to the Melody Restaurant front parking lot during the upcoming Festival of American celebration. The beer garden will be open both Sunday and Monday,...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

Newsbriefs

Tribal vote Saturday Saturday, June 18, Colville Confederated Tribes members will go to the polls to elect Colville Business Council members in their general election. All six incumbents made it through the primary vote to the general election....

 
 News    June 15, 2016

Navy band to play here

A Navy brass quartet will perform an open-air concert just prior to the laser light show, Sunday, June 26, according to Bureau of Reclamation Public Affairs Officer Lynne Brougher. The quartet is part of a 35-piece Navy band stationed at Silverdale,...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

Moose Lodge rewards two scholars

Two Lake Roosevelt High School seniors, Michael Thomas and Areielle White, appeared before Moose Lodge officials last Tuesday night to thank them for the $1,000 scholarships they received. Family members and friends appeared with the recipients. The...

 

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